Average Bench: 86.2% (52nd of 1010)

Based on 94 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MD04ACA600

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB averaged just 13.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.91MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 137MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB is 44.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.29MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 153 187
105 Write 147 192
81.5 Mixed 137 179
117 SusWrite 143 169
108% 145 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.28 4K Read 1.91 4.51
0.43 4K Write 1.91 2.3
0.13 4K Mixed 0.29 0.35
147% 1.37 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 173 173 167 171 174 MB/s
Read 164
Write 167
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 169
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
332% 2.43 MB/s
587GB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 113 120 119 123 120 MB/s
Read 120
Write 117
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 117
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,074,020 HDDs tested.

 Prices

BHPhotoUS $2502 years
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Typical MD04ACA600 6TB Builds (Compare 644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
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Desktop
Desktop 129%
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Workstation
Workstation 149%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X399-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,628

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